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Dec 5, 2013 5:30am PST
in tokyo. >> the japanese tradition of having a relaxing environment to appreciate food using all five senses is something i believe is unique to japan. some people nowadays are very busy, and i don't think they have much time to relax. so i hope this will be an opportunity, even for japanese people, to revisit and appreciate the benefits of apanese cuisine. >> hello and welcome to this edition of the week in the americas. i'm luke brown. coming up in the program -- excess speed the likely cause behind a train crash in new york that killed four people. reports indicate the driver may have lost concentration before the accident. hollywood and fans pay tribute after film star paul walker is killed in a car crash, age 40. and french expertise and demand in brazil ahead of next year's football world cup. france's riot police offer some advice. we start in new york, where the investigation continues into a train crash that killed four people. it's already known that the train was travel agent almost three times the speed limit as it entered the at-risk bend. now lawyers say the driver, a 46
Dec 6, 2013 11:00pm EST
end of the quarter and beyond. quote, tougher than expected sales environment. quote, heightened promotional environment of the holiday. quote, holiday promotional holiday season. quote, less certain consumer environment. quote, an environment that looks to be promotional. i mean, wow. this is just pulled quotes. they blame the stars, not themselves. my buddy herb greenberg who said he was nervous about the report before the quarter because of that eyebrow raising management shuffle i talked about. put it out today in the that new management had been confident of the business not that long ago but now the ceo mary dillon seems to have changed her tune saying that ulta, and i quote again, currently conducting an in-depth strategic planning process to prioritize our growth strategies, end quote. that says, wait a second, maybe we're off course here and need to reassess our plan to -- instead of just keep putting up stores willy nilly everywhere while going as promotional as all get out. not about the products, but about the stock. that combined with the constant blaming
Dec 9, 2013 1:00pm EST
at the overall environment for shopping this holiday season, how is it going? are people being cautious, aggressive, what. >> we're still seeing a lot of concern actually among consumers. there's a feeling that the economy overall is going to turn around but individual households people are still feeling weary. >> because? >> because even -- >> job loss, job insecurity. >> even if things are maybe starting to look a little better for them, they're still concerned about it maybe lasting long enough for them to take advantage of it. and people have also started feeling that they can get by with less. a mindset shift too. also hearing some concern about things like the affordable care act coming into place. >> they don't know how much their insurance is going to cost them, how much they have to pay in deductibles next year. >> even at the highest end of economic spectrum we hear people have these high-end cadillac plans and their employers are starting to scale back the benefits. >> this translates into what people are spending overall. >> yes. >> how are you seeing it play out, mary? are
Dec 6, 2013 4:00am EST
. there must be catalysts. what is it going to take to unlock this cash? we have a regulatory environment and economic environment positive and stable. environment is one where we can see growth. not only in the u.k. at economy, but in the export markets. the prime minister is doing the right thing by going to china. we have a pathetic record in many of the fastest-growing economies in the world in terms of export. we have no interest in those economies for delivering exports. that is a primary risk to the u.k. economy. he haven't got enough export infrastructure. the government has to play a more positive role in developing the infrastructure around the world. >> let's talk about infrastructure and focus on what we need to see. have -- you are part of a group of insurers that are to invest in the infrastructure story in the u.k. over the next few years. we are seeing at the moment a lowball number? solvency rules have changed, regulatory roles have changed. a much more is there? >> i think there is more than that. if we want to get a realistic number, i think the treasury did a fantastic
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am EST
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Dec 6, 2013 6:00am EST
. considerable fiscal constraints. we're going to see environment -- it will allow for the underlying economy to look stronger. >> the bloomberg political analyst is with us -- sequestration in 2014 is different for him last year. >> they realize -- both sides realize they made a huge mistake. interesting point to me, we had a stock market high. we have housing rates out. we have more millionaires and billionaires. you have all of this data and then you have 75% of the country saying we are on the wrong track. >> will that look like going forward when you deal with the restructuring of fannie and freddie? will we see tightening standards and will that hurt the economy even more? >> i think that is one of the challenges. there are lasting scars. we will continue to see regulatory changes and adjustments. one of those is in the mortgage market. >> can i get a mortgage in 2014? doesn't change the radically that i cannot the mortgage? >> we could see some listening, but when we look back, it will look fundamentally different than what we had during the bubble. >> let's look at today's jobs report
Dec 5, 2013 5:00am PST
and hamburg on friday. israel's environment ministers in turkey for a un sponsored conference it's the first time a member of the israeli cabinet has visited the country since twenty ten. relations were silent when he's ready mom disco nine to peace activists triassic when the vessel find a seat in israeli blockade on hamas ruled gaza. the sense in the southern philippines have released a jordanian television jana stupid been held captive free entry hall bake at tea on the anti stupidity that crewman been kidnapped in june twenty twelve by abu sayyaf medicines you take on to interview his two companions of the dos february. and mm the news. straight to the newsreader. due to business and sports. it was also a unique music selection listen and you'll see. euro news review is unreadable and your new store called slash reading. most digital music at full speed could be stalled until twenty ten due to the who. a stroll. let's take a quick look at the opera contains the best rates and opting to buy the semi final spot on the last world cup job are determined to reach the twenty fourteen finals an
Dec 3, 2013 3:00pm EST
with rising interest rate environment. munis are awesome. fabulous to have in portfolio for balance and diversification. i'm not telling anyone to run from munis. i say grab them. the market is difficult, it's tight. >> do you agree? there's a warning to be taken from muni bond investors? >> i don't think it's one that's going to be broadly applicable. i don't think it's one to scare people away from the asset class. i think what will happen when you get to year end, a lot of muni funds will be pressured more, tax law selling -- >> lots. >> you'll do okay buying these funds at a discount. >> we won't necessarily see that pressure from the broader market, certainly. people maybe the last couple of years, any harvest, time is running out. >> there's still lots of things to harvest this year. lots of munis you can swap out of. munis are out. those are good places to swap into a different fund if you need to. take the loss, put it in your pocket if you don't need it and carry it forward. tax law accounting is huge in investing. >> we've been out of the muni mark
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
. ♪ ...are the hands that do good things for the whole community: the environment, seniors, kids, and animals. that's why we created the share the love event. by the end of this year, the total donated by subaru could reach 35 million dollars. you get a great deal on a new subaru. we'll donate 250 dollars to a choice of charities that benefit your community. it feels good to be a helping hand. >>> mr. speaker, what advice do you and other republican leaders give to your members when they're going up against women candidates, and frankly when they're trying to appeal to women voters? >> i try them to be a little more sensitive, you know. you look around the congress, there are a lot more females in the democrat caucus than there are in the republican caucus. and, you know, some of our members just aren't as sensitive as they ought to be. >> females. that was house speaker john boehner yesterday with the understatement of the year as news got out of the gop's latest strategy to attempt to secure more women voters. the national republican kong depressional committee is holding classes on how to
Dec 4, 2013 3:00pm EST
to present a very challenging environment for companies that want to roll that debt over. >> jonathan brodsky, i know you're taking profits anyway, but isn't it possible that until the fed starts signaling or that it's imminent, which they're not doing here, couldn't it market move higher? >> yeah, we're not saying to remove yourself from the market. we're saying valuation is king, especially in the market conditions we're seeing right now. the objective from our perspective as value investors is to take our profits from what we think are expensive securities, scour the globe for opportunities, and put our capital to work in securities that are trading at a much lower value we think have good prospects. >> lance, there's actually a raging debate about the valuation of the market because there are two pieces of this, i should say. >> we keep hearing this. there's price and then earnings. what you think the earnings projection is has a lot to do with how expensive stocks look here. what's your take on it? >> that's a great question. if you look at the revenue growth, top line of income statemen
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 1:00pm EST
cricket do the talking. last time we had the same hostile environment. it was towards the series where we played really good cricket. and that hostility changes. everyone was respectful, and in that last game we didn't do ourselves justice, and they got on top. >> reporter: coming back from 1-0 down is not easy. they were inspired to a 3-1 series win. fast forward to 2005, they won a classic series 2-1 having lost the first test. four years later, victory in the oval in a must-win game to regain the ashes, and last year alastair cook led his team from the come-from-behind win against australia. the win in brisbane was the first in nine tests and was the largest victories in terms of run ever record: but they're not expecting to see them fall so quickly this time around. >> we'll take attacks and take the test map. i think there will be enough in the wicket early, and i think reverse swings will be throughout the test match. >> reporter: they may enjoy this pitch rather more than brisbane. al jazeera america. >> reporter: for more sports go to our website at and d
Dec 2, 2013 10:00am EST
between our armed forces. and from that demanding combat environment this kandahar, we transitioned two years ago to operation attention to train -- to the training mission devoted to supporting nato's main strategic objective, that of preparing the afghan national security forces to take responsibility for afghanistan's security by themselves. since 2011 canada has been the second largest contributor to the nato training mission after the united states. and and as kathleen said, roughly 950 of our troops focused on giving the afghans the tools they need not only to fight the taliban and affiliates, but also to train their own forces in this effect. indeed, afghan forces are now not only planning and leading most security operations across the nation, but 90% of all military training in afghanistan is now being conducted by the afghans themselves. that's a strategic and operational success, one that will pay dividends over the long term by helping insure that afghan forces can sustain their progress and ultimately help prevent afghanistan from ever again becoming a safe haven for terror
Dec 4, 2013 4:30am PST
. political instability. civil wars. they all take the environment. in part because they open the door to poachers. heavily armed brigades the rangers are on patrol on this tributary of the congo river looking for poachers. they are stationed in the central african republic beatrix potter a cross border force protection project run by the central african republic cameron and the republic of congo. patrol on sunday river on the right hand side of the central african republic nonetheless his camera. this is all part of a tri national protected area. the green nature taking its august on to a forest reserve in the central african republic the country was plunged into chaos following a military coup and coaches to kids and teach it to the stand that day. the director of design inside the park he says the death toll among the animals was high why didn't the second of all the people he will. based on what we observe them as argus on the reserve. the whole thing was well organized it when mike poachers presumably from sudan. they attacked the son of a clearing in early may it all what they me
Dec 3, 2013 4:00am EST
expertise in london. and also things like energy, environment, that's also uk is very, very strong. so i think both sides are looking at opportunities both for investments of china's capital in the uk, but also how the uk businesses could share a bigger size of the cake. because the uk investment is minuscule compared with other european countries in china. >> yeah. and do you think this will help london become the major offshore trading center for the renminbi? >> i think london is very well positioned, indeed, because after all, london is the leading financial center in the world and, of course, the china's bands also are already being welcomed in london and, in fact, recently, the china businesses consortium has bought a sizable chunk of the area next to the city of london. so that gives the china business an opportunity to be near the financial center, bring in china's businesses to london. but, of course, london is a launching plat for china's businesses all around europe. so i think london is very well positioned, indeed, in terms of financial services. >> boris johnson will hear y
Dec 5, 2013 9:00am EST
a challenging consumer environment. comp sales rose 2% in november. that was below street's forecast. and tiffany gets an upgrade at goldman sachs on the conviction buy list. the firm saying profit margins and free cash flow expansion. tiffany had a good number not that long ago. >> i didn't know how value added that call was. dollar general, i remember when this went private because they felt that dollar stokes were undervalued. then it goes public within a huge hit and another $1 billion buy back. dollar general just started expanding in california. they were not in california. california is a fifth on the country. a lot of room went the wrong way. >> upgrade to kohl's over at bank of america, calling it an inflexion year for offer net and good, free cash flow. you're not a believer? >> i like the sanoma pants and i wear them on the weekends. but i think kohl's is undervalued, but it's been undervalued forever. you need a conns, not a kohl's. >> and aeropostale, the loss wider than expected. more discounting. another warning on the quarter. last night you said you fancy yourself a
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 10:00am EST
cricket do the talking. we had the same hostile environment last time we came here. and the hostility changes because everyone was very respectful of the way we played. last time we didn't do ourselves justice. >> reporter: 2005, andrew flintoff help his side win. four years later steward brood bolled england to victory to regain the ashes, and last yearalster cook lead his team to a win in india. australia's 381 run win in brisbane was the first in this large test. they aren't expecting the tourists to fall quite so easily this time around. >> you'll see two very good balling attacks. if there is any two attacks that will be able to find a way, it's these two. i think there will be enough in the wicket early, and spins will play a big part. >> reporter: the wicket may well hold the key to who wins in the match. this man was a curator here two years ago. >>> the miami heat's winning streak has been brought to an after losing to the pistons. seven of the nine players used on court scored in the double figures. kyle had the most point grabbing 18 to give detroit the 107-97 win. >>> kobe
Dec 6, 2013 6:00am PST
community: the environment, seniors, kids, and animals. that's why we created the share the love event. by the end of this year, the total donated by subaru could reach 35 million dollars. you get a great deal on a new subaru. we'll donate 250 dollars to a choice of charities that benefit your community. it feels good to be a helping hand. outbreak in over a decade. flu before the first sneeze... help protect with a spray. before the first tissue... help defend with a wipe. and help prevent with lysol. to get 10x more protection... and kill 99.9% of germs around the house. this season, help protect your family with lysol. start healthing >>> live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. good friday morning at 6:29. these are pictures from south africa, one of the memorials being set up forking -- following the death of nelson mandela former south africa president andant apartheid leader. the memorials are set up around the world including in washington, dc, with new information on when the memorial will take place the. >> remembering nelson mandela is a top story. the other
Dec 6, 2013 9:00pm PST
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Dec 4, 2013 9:00pm PST
's just common sense. ...are the hands that do good things for the whole community: the environment, seniors, kids, and animals. that's why we created the share the love event. by the end of this year, the total donated by subaru could reach 35 million dollars. you get a great deal on a new subaru. we'll donate 250 dollars to a choice of charities that benefit your community. it feels good to be a helping hand. >>> hey, how was your wednesday morning? feels like a long time ago, right? take a quick look at how congressman duncan hunter of california kicked off his wednesday morning today. >> i think that is the way to do it, with a massive aerial bombardment. >> good morning, there will be a massive bombardment campaign. >> the next thing they think will come up with the campaign is a doozy, coming up. in the nation, sometimes bad things happen. but add brand new belongings from nationwide insurance and we won't just give you the partial value of items that are stolen or destroyed... ...we'll replace them with brand-new versions. so you won't feel robbed. again. just another way we
Dec 6, 2013 9:00am EST
. >> it created by the managers. tougher than expected sales environment, heightened promotional environment. these are actually quotes from the conference call. over and over again. the other side is that herb greenberg writes saying wait a second, what really happened is the ceo came in, and turned around and said maybe things aren't so great. so people might say this stock is down 20 and have i to buy it. typically a down 20 stock is down again the next day. >> someone called it a welcome reversal from overwrought optimism. right? >> yeah. go to the ulta web site. the buon did well, this was a very specialized business. what was most daunting was that we basically felt how could ulta ever miss? compare that with canness, a texas-based retailers that sells mat interestses and everyone felt like they could roll them out forever. when you see this, carl, understand this is the fire you play with when you're in retail that is supposed to have no glitches. this story was not supposed to have a glitch and people are basically saying i didn't even know they were that price sensitive. they were d
Dec 6, 2013 3:00pm EST
in an environment where the mall is incredibly promotional. there's not a lot of newness out there in the marketplace. and i think that their customer base is already used to these promotions and wants more out there. then you take into account as well the inventory of the sales spread is widening. comps are becoming more difficult. they're making numbers but based on share buyback and more aggressive cost cutting. we think at current levels there's not a lot of levers to pull. we don't disagree with adrian about the long-term opportunity but right here, right now, the way the whole group is looking into the holiday season, why get involved? why take the risk today? >> what do you think, adrian? >> we have a 12-month view of this stock. i would say few retailers, everyone is under promotional pressure. merchandise margins are down. if you can pull other levers, buy back stock of which they bought back 4% of their shares in the third quarter, very committed to shareholder value. and touch the st&a lever, to us in the near term while the environment remains very soft, if you ca
Dec 9, 2013 9:00am PST
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Dec 2, 2013 2:00am PST
immediate environment were always joking and half half the angry that to the taiwan india and burma and to open the seal of a dissapointing. are we really want there's a lack of an incoming international news perspectives and that's what i see no one to one understand more about what a startup is doing in shanghai one understand what a dumb person speaking about the singapore he wun understand about the finance industry in hong kong who want to have more exposure as to what the vet tech industries in his book on value for example that there's less of a focus on these of topics for our generation for the social media generation for the meat federation that no longer reads magazines or newspapers without a stuffed duck newspapers the morning and i was that a majority of us are very very angry with nominees in taiwan. it's always the same. youtube videos are saying you know the same crap or talk about what what restaurant is very very good in goal showing taichung. or look look look in the fighting is going on in taipei from commission. what the sick and tired of that so that we would
Dec 5, 2013 3:00pm EST
that's emerging, whether it's black friday or the retail environment this year, generally is that it's the high-end that's seeing the buying power and the low end that isn't. why do you want to be short effectively a name like tiffany if that's the case? >> it's really just a case of pricing and valuation. i think, you know, when you have this big of move, a 15% move, all the good news is priced into this stock. you've got a story of -- a long story of many months of rising prices for tiffany's shares. and so you have so many people who have interest in closing out and taking profits when a move comes this strong. i expect there's not going to be profit taking on all this news. and people have priced in everything that brian's mentioned. what we'll see is 80 dollars before we see 100. >> i was just going to say, what's it worth, then, john? give us a number where you'd start buying it again. >> i'd buy it somewhere towards 80 to 85. you want to wait at least a month before you get there. i wouldn't touch it before 85. i'd probably wait till 80. >> brian, just to you, where do you thi
Dec 6, 2013 11:00am PST
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Dec 5, 2013 4:00am EST
an environment where we can compete in the world. marching valiantly towards 1970 is no way of doing that. try and get the people out of work into what to do that, massive reform. why are we giving more money to french farmers than we do to universities? that is the future. i want to stay in, but i want to stay in a reformed europe. if they won't reform big time, frankly, we would be better out. >> thank you very much, lord digby jones, a man never to sit on the front. we'll be hearing from the chancellor soon and the labor party chancellor, as well. >> yes. i don't want to be the person digby hits on, but it's good to see him. thanks for that, helia. you can tell him that, by the way. we get along quite well. we have got coverage of the chancellor's statement coming up in 20 minutes. the viewers in europe which, of course, does include the uk i know some people think the uk isn't in europe, but it is. it says so on my passport. on the agenda today, we have an issue of jobless claims set to release at 8:30. it's a good preview of what might come tomorrow with the employment report. also at 8:3
Dec 6, 2013 4:00am EST
environment. >> steven, some people note the correlation between the dollar and the u.s. ten-year treasury yield has broke b down of late. do you think that is the case? >> well, it's kind of broken down the last two or three days. which isn't fair to judge a correlation. but i think the key issue is this -- that what we've seen over the last couple of days is the market has had to adjust rapidly its expectations of tapering is that volatility indications, indication of risk, the vix has backed up and that offset a lot of the positive impact that a higher interest rate has on the currency because risk managers tell you you can't hold as much, that they're worried about their value at risk. i think, though, that the volatility won't come down and we'll see the dollar rally again. >> steve, we've got more time with us. steven englander with some ideas there for us. >>> let's take a look at today's other top stories. deutsche bank has pulled the plug on commodities trading to become the first bank to exit the sector due to pressures. it will cut 200 jobs as it sees energy, agriculture, metals
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 6:00am EST
the endurance research projected to study extreme underwater environment. the team dropped a $6 million robot into the centre of lake bonny. we have the robot running active sewnar. making the maths a little tricky. we ended up getting 50 million points. >> the university of illinois headed up the expedition. >> we can build up a 3-dimensional map. >> it's a dataset. providing key insights into what kind of life can be sustained in icy bodies of water. >> europa has an icy shell and it's almost certain to have an ocean underneath it. this is a small field analogue for what the life might be. on earth you find water, you find life. >> k2 and the data visualisations are a small step for scientists, explorers and researchers. >> the lab is holding an open house for anyone wanting to experience the emergence of technology in person. at the end of the second hour, here is what we are following this morning. an american detained in north korea for more than a month is released. 85-year-old merrill newman is expected to arrive in san francisco. meanwhile delegates from iran, the u.s. and five other
Dec 2, 2013 9:00am EST
will be very good. i think the regulatory environment will pressure people to have one on one relationships with clients undisturbed by the oversight that's meant for balance sheets and i'm not saying it's bad. >> i'm not following you. >> think a lot of oversight in place is to stop massive errors, balance sheet errors. if you have a trillion dollars of derivatives, multiple sites of oversight is important. i think it's in direct contradiction. the most important thing is multikl points of information, transparency where everyone knows when's going on. this is the exact opposite. we sometimes working on a transaction right now where i would say five or six people in the firm know about it. that's the way we like it. secrets are often betrayed solely because of the number of people involved. not because anybody has a bad, you know, a bad idea in their head. it's just the number of people. >> interesting. you know, you mentioned slow, steady progression in m&a but the slow is one to emphasize. this is not a good year by many standards for merger and acquisition activity. >>s no at boom year
Dec 6, 2013 6:00am EST
is unsatisfactory and it's trying to navigate its way through an intensely promotional environment. we've seen a lot of retailers that have had trouble with this. a lot of blow-ups over the last week or so. >>> when we come back, it is arguably the most important economic data release of the month. the november jobs report a few minutes away. >>> but first, weekend reading for you, the latest edition of the talking squawk blog is up, go to get the scoop in the higher learning series. plus, the latest word on the jumble update. i think we're tied this week. i think we're tied 2-2. plus, there's a whole section about steve liesman's groupies and a way that you can -- you can apply to be a groupie. >> you don't need to read that. >> the google party, and why joe enjoys wearing a kit. talking squawk, twins. i didn't see them coming. i have obligations. cute obligations, but obligations. i need to rethink the core of my portfolio. what i really need is sleep. introducing the ishares core, building blocks for the heart of your portfolio. find out why 9 out of 10 large pro
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Dec 3, 2013 3:00am PST
't had to. we're in a new environment. $17 trillion in debt. we've got to be more smart about how we spend pentagon dollars. but looking to commissaries as a place to start is the wrong place to start. let's look at everything but let's look at auditing the pentagon, finding the fat within the budget. let's look at the way we acquire weapons systems. there's billions in overruns and decades in delays in weapons systems. let's look at that before we look at military benefits and pay. >> i'm reading a third of the employees at these commissaries are military spouses. 30%. >> yes. >> that's another level of hits. >> these are community centers in many ways. the commissaries, the p.x.'s are the places where military families shop for a lot of different goods, where families work. if you're a private who doesn't have a car, you may not have access to go off base. if you're overseas in germany or south korea, the commissaries are places where you can get the food and items you couldn't get in markets outside the base. they in many ways become a community center and if you target them as a
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